Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest

17 Oct

Jason Lowe


Jason Lowe missed Blackburn’s game against Ipswich

BBC coverage

How to follow:
BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Jason Lowe returns to the Blackburn squad after serving a suspension.

Elliott Ward is out with a fractured ankle, while Gordon Greer and Corry Evans have suffered recurrences of groin injuries and are doubtful.

Britt Assombalonga could return to the Nottingham Forest squad as a substitute after almost two months on the sidelines with a knee problem.

Nicklas Bendtner misses out after suffering an ankle injury against Birmingham on Friday.

Match facts

  • Blackburn have only lost one of their last six home league games against Forest (W3 D2).
  • No team in the Championship has won fewer home games than Blackburn this season (1).
  • All four of Forest’s league wins this season have come at home. They have lost four of their six away games.
  • Rovers, without a goal in three league games, last went four without scoring in January 2016.
  • Forest have taken the lead on four occasions away from home in the Championship this season but have failed to win all four (D2 L2).

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